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It's like a scene out of a Flinstones' comic. Fred is running a backhoe and drops its shovel right on top of a dinosaur's tail. It happen...

fossilmall: Rare Shelled Branchiocaris Arthropod from Chengjiang Branchiocaris spPhylum ArthropodaGeological Time: Early Cambrian (~525 million years ago)Size: 35 mm longFossil Site: Chengjiang Maotianshan Shales - Quiongzhusi Section, Yu’anshan Member, Heilinpu Formation, Ercaicun Village, Haikou County, Kunming, Yunnan Province, China This unusual Phyllocarid arthropod is known as Branchiocaris. Phyllocarids are one of the lesser-known branchiopod crustaceans from the Cambrian where they…

Armadillosuchus, a crocodyliform which lived in the late cretaceous period. Armadillosuchus and the family it belongs to, Sphagesaurid, were very mammal-like. Armadillosuchus is believed to be not only terrestrial, but possibly have a fossorial lifestyle.

Dinowars: Fossil hunters and scientists turn Jurassic Coast into a battlefront

It's a new gold rush... fossil hunters making a fortune by digging up dinosaurs on Britain's Jurassic Coast. They insist it's harmless fun, but scientists say it's monstrous - and want them thrown in jail.